Minutes of the CPRB Meeting Held on December 1, 2009 (Mtg. No. 121)

At the 10/27/09 regularly scheduled business meeting, the CPRB authorized an inquiry into the citizen/police encounters during the Pittsburgh G-20 Summit, September 19 – 26, 2009. Ms. Pittinger reported on the progress of the inquiry: Ms. Pittinger sent a letter to Kathy Kraus of OMI, requesting documents specifically related to G-20 incidents. Ms. Pittinger sent a letter to Deputy Chief Donaldson requesting specific information regarding the policies and procedures directing law enforcement operations during the G-20 Summit. Pittinger reported on a letter received from Attorney Paul D. Krepps of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin. The letter is dated 11/25/09 and states that the law firm has been retained by the Lexington Insurance Company to represent the city of Pittsburgh; which provided coverage during the G-20 Summit. 20 cases were reviewed.